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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday august 15th, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." new clashes this morning after egypt's worst clashes in years. president obama will make a statement this hour. plus, a major surprise on the home foreclosure front. new numbers this morning. the nfl reportedly nears a deal to test for human growth hormones. a galaxy of riches. the big names hoping to make big money from mining asteroids. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. it was utter madness. no one really knows what's going to happen next. >> egypt on edge after a massacre in the streets of
cairo. >> the bloodiest violence in two years. hundreds of people were killed. a state of energy was declared in cities across the country. hundreds of muslim brotherhood supporters poured back into the streets. >> one government building has been ransacked andly the afire. >> a massive wildfire in utah has destroyed at least 14 homes, scorched 2,000 acres and is just 25% contained. >> there are still several homes that could be threatened. we're working to protect those structures. >> investigators are still waiting to get their hands on the black boxes from that jet that crashed, killing two pilots on board. >> bradley manning conversation he's sorry during a sentence hearing. >> the defense used this picture, manning in a blonde wig, to argue he was mentally unstable when he leaked documents. >> new england holding their breath. tom brady left practice with a left knee injury. >> don't touch the quarterback! >> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. has been sentenced to 30 months behind bars for misusing campaign
funds. >> the grasshopper traveled sideways, then lowered itself back on to the launch pad. >> all that -- >> much -- >> that's something you hope never happens to you on live television. >> i just got that feeling again. you, come up here a minute please. come, come come, sit here. you get a car! you get a car! >> and all that matters. >> when she was paralyzed from the waist down in a car accident she promised herself she would walk on her wedding day. well, she did. >> i know we're going to last for the rest of our lives. >> on "cbs this morning." >> a new study that came out finds the very worst drivers drive a prius. it's difficult to drive while patting yourself on the back. welcome to "cbs this morning." good morning, norah. >> good morning, charlie.
we've got some breaking news. >> all eyes on egypt. president obama will speak this hour about the crisis in egypt. >> the muslim brotherhood which backs ousted president morsi stormed two government buildings in giza today, setting them on fire. a state of emergency continues after yesterday's clashes. charlie dag'agata is following developments. >> reporter: good morning. egypt is not only in a state of emergency, it's in a state of shock. now, everybody had feared the six-week sit-in would end in violence. nobody quite expected this level of blood shed. this morning, soldiers broke down what little remained of the main protest camp bulldozing the remnants of protesters who fell in yesterday's bloody crackdown. the supporters of ousted president morsi, the muslim brotherhood, called yesterday's violence no less than a
massacre. first, police fired tear gas into the crowd to break up thousands of demonstrators. then security forces fired bullets. automatic weapons gunfire rang out at the site of the main demonstration. a makeshift clinic soon overwhelmed. most of the victims had gunshot wounds to the head and chest. giving weight to claims from protesters that snipers were firing into the crowd. but egyptian television supporters of the military-led interim government, shown what appear to be gunman within the crowd opening fire at security forces too. these images show what happened when protesters trapped an armored vehicle and managed to push it off an overpass killing four policemen. today, the muslim brotherhood said their fight is not over. they vowed to bring down what they called the military coup and said they remain committed to peaceful demonstrations. traffic has begun flowing thank you the streetank you the streets
that had been the scene of the sit-in. after yesterday's carnage, nobody here would ever describe the situation as getting back to normal. egyptians are waking up to an uncertain future this morning. now, an overnight curfew last night meant that the streets were virtually deserted. we saw eastern and police checkpoints. and more concerning than that we saw lots of groups of men wielding clubs and machetes, determined to hold on to the streets. charlie and norah. >> as we mentioned, president obama is interrupting vacation to speak this hour about the crisis. major garrett is on martha's vineyard. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. we expect that announcement from president obama in about 15 minutes. every indication is the president will condemn the violence in strong terms. and also take one more step we believe, to register his displeasure with egypt's military rulers.
aides tell us the president is reviewing options to register his displeasure and try to get egypt's attention for good. up till the last moment the united states urged the egyptian military to avoid bloodshed and was ignored. with president obama golfing during his vacation it was left to secretary of state john kerry to express outrage and plead, again, for political compromise. >> egyptians inside and outside of the government need to take a step back. they need to calm the situation. and avoid further loss of life. violence is simply not a solution in egypt or in anywhere else. violence will not create a road map for egypt's future. >> reporter: the turmoil in egypt starkly illustrates the limits of u.s. power. >> the united states probably has less influence in egypt now than any time in decades but that reflects u.s. influence throughout the region at the moment and potentially around
the world. >> reporter: amid fears egypt could be headed towards civil war, the u.s. must worry about egyptian control of the suez canal. republicans like senators john mccain and lindsey graham recently back from egypt, have criticized criticized president obama for refusing to call the political ouster of democratically elected egypt mothbrotherhood morsi a coup. a former bush national security adviser, condoleezza rice shared recently in an interview with charlie rose. >> will tell you, i'm very worried that, in fact that's not what the egyptian military has in mind. when i see them putting their own pictures on the wall i'm worried they don't have in mind the mediate return to civilian leadership. >> reporter: senator mccain in an interview with the "wall street journal" called the president's policy in egypt, quote, a colossal failure.
called for the immediate end of $1.5 billion in military and financial assistance the united states provides to the egyptian military and its transitional government. white house aides say the president is reluctant to take that step fearing it might cost what little leverage the white house has over this transitional government. that leverage and its benefits difficult to measure in the current atmosphere. >> and that point, senator mccain who just came back from egypt, said that the united states bears large responsibility for the bloodletting that's going on because of our failure to have a relationship with the military generals there. what's been the white house response to that kind of criticism? >> the white house response is as follows. there is tremendous communication between the pentagon military leadership there and this military government at the head of the transitional egyptian government. it's been what the egyptians have done after the united states communicates its request not to have violence. clearly the military made a
dividend deifferent decision. the administration believes if it takes aide off the table, all communication will cease to exist. >> major, thank you so much. investigators in alabama trying to piece together what caused a u.p.s. cargo plane to crash. the two pilots were killed in wednesday's accident. the plane narrowly missed hitting homes in birmingham where people are finding metal scraps on roofs. manuel bojohrquez. >> reporter: investigators will be back to the crash site today. they're still trying to recover the black boxes. behind me is where the forward section of the aircraft came to a rest. it's incredible how close it cape to hitting this neighborhood. in fact, we can show you exactly how close it came. it clipped trees here beyond that intersection.
and the plane then crashed behind a church where it broke apart. the front section of the plane was sent thrust 200 yards away where it landed on top of that hill. u.p.s. flight 1354 crashed in an open field about half a mile from the runway. the wreckage is just yards away from eddie smith's home. >> i'm glad it's in an empty field. it could have been in a field. close call. very close call. you see where it's at. i live not two blocks. >> reporter: nearly 12 hours after the crash, parts of the wreckage were still smoldering. keeping ntsb investigators from getting to key evidence. including the black boxes which could shed light on the pilot's last moments. >> the initial information we have subject to verification, is there was no distress call from the pilots. >> reporter: flight tracking data shows the plane made a rapid descent as it neared
birmingham international airport. about three times faster than normal. air bus, the plane's manufacturer, and u.p.s. are working with the ntsb and fbi to determine what went wrong. >> human performance. systems, operations air traffic control, weather. we will be looking at everything that may be relevant to the causation of this accident. >> reporter: the a-300 aircraft is no longer used for passenger transport in the united states. a law enforcement official tells us at this point there is no evidence of terrorism or foul play. charlie and norah. >> manuel, thank you. new numbers overnight show foreclosures dropped 31% last month from the same time a year ago. more importantly, 2013 is shaping up to have the lowest
foreclosure rates in six years. >> however, nearly 1 in 5 homes with mortgages still considers underwater. jon hilsen wrath with the "wall street journal." how significant are these numbers? >> very significant. they're part of a broader trend. something economists call leveraging. americans have done something heroic really in the last five years. faced with all this debt after the housing boom they've made a lot of progress on paying it down. almost one-eighth of the household consumer debt got basically paid down or written off by banks in the last five years. and we're seeing that in foreclosure rates. banks are repossessing -- the rate of them repossessing homes is coming down because household finances are in better shapen this they were a few years ago. >> yet some states are seeing an increase in foreclosure stats. we see maryland up 275%.
what -- explain what that means. >> well, think you're going to see different parts of the country progressing and regresing at different rates. what's interesting to me about the increases is we're seeing a lot of them in the northeast. new jersey new york connecticut. so it looks like that part of the united states is not doing as well in this recovery. and repairing household finances. >> this year looks like a very positive year in the whole arena of housing recovery as a central part of the economic recovery? >> it certainly does. and the big question here is whether we see follow-through in the economy. so this is -- the stage of the story -- or americans have repaired their finances, are they going to start spending money? there's this idea called the paradox of thrift. the flip side of thriftiness we're seeing from households they're not spending a lot of money. the economy is growing very slowly. the big question right now is do
people start feeling better enough about their finances to start spending a little bit and getting the economy growing faster and creating more jobs? that's really what we have to start seeing next. a faster growing economy. more job growth. that's what will keep this recovery going. and the republican party hopes to change the perception by some that it is too old and too white. party leaders are meeting in boston this week. today, the gop launches a new program called rising stars. it highlights young republicans. the chairman says the party is going to change the way it reaches voters. >> our party's got to be a party that's not just about poor people down the hallway that the rnc is doing outreach. >> an online database to find fresh faces for media interviews. >> 14 homes in utah are gone this morning.
a wildfire threat ofs more than 200 others. wind driven flames have burned about 3,000 miles of land outside the resort town of park city. the fire is 25% contained. evacuation orders are enforced. another fire has jumped the board near idaho. it's burned almost 36,000 miles. there's another system brewing just in time for the most active part of the hurricane season. >> tropical depression number five is now tropical storm erin in the far eastern atlantic about 60 miles south-southwest of the cape verdye islands. forecast to continue in that direction across the central atlantic. we're keeping a closer eye on an area down in the northwestern caribbean. with potential development in the next 48 hours. as we head into the next five
days, there's a high chance this could become a tropical cyclone. right now, most of the models indicating it will be moving likely into the gulf of mexico. with all this moisture surging from the south in the caribbean, we could see some heavy rain from the panhandle of florida all the way to the southeast. we could be picking up anywhere from 2 to 5 inches of rain isolated amounts of up to 8 inches of rain. charlie, norah. an army private first class bradley manning is apologizing for leaking sensitive documents about the war in iraq to wikileaks. at his court-martial, he said his action hurt the u.s. he told the judge he had a difficult childhood. he described himself as a woman trapped in a man's body. a picture released shows him wearing a blonde wig and lipstick. manning could be sentenced to 90 years in prison. jesse jackson jr. will spend 2 1/2 years in prison. the former illinois congressman was sentenced wednesday.
he pleaded guilty to illegally spending money in campaign funds. after court, jackson said he made mistakes. >> i still believe in the power of forgiveness. i believe in the power of redemption. today, i manned up and tried to accept responsibility for the errors of my ways. i still believe in the resurrection. >> jackson's wife sandra will spend a year in jail for filing false income tax returns. there are new and disturbing details in last week's kidnapping of a california teacher and search warrants reveal that 16-year-old hannah anderson's mother and brother were tortured and killed before hannah was taken. the warrant does not reveal exactly how the two were tortured but investigators say they found a crowbar near the bodies of christina anderson and 8-year-old ethan anderson. the warrant also states that suspect james lee dimaggio had 13 phone calls with hannah anderson on the day of the kidnapping. authorities also learned dimaggio who the family called uncle jim, had taken hannah on
several day trips. >> it is time to show you this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" looks at comments about president obama on sexual assault cases in the military. the president said that offender should be prosecuted and dishonorably discharged. prosecutors are using these remarks to stop prosecution. chuck hagel issued a memo ordering the secretary to effectively ignore the president's remarks. >> "the financial times" says federal prosecutors have charged two traders in london with hiding massive losses last year. they topped $6 billion. the traders are accused of falsifying records. "the washington post" look at efforts by the postal service to overhaul priority mail. the post office is offering free insurance, track and exact day delivery. the agency says the new plan will bring in $500 million a year. >> the "new york daily news" says a 5-year-old boy has been seriously injured when he jumped from a small roller coaster. the boy's leg was mangled when he got caught between the car
and the track. amusement park officials say the boy apparently became frightened by the ride. "usa today" looks at good news for u.s. open tennis fans. rain delays will be a thing of the past. a retractable roof will be build over center court. bad weather's good morning. if you are head the out the door today, we have some very mild temperatures mainly in the 60s now. the fog thick at the coastline. we're seeing drizzle there. but high pressure remains in place for now. at least for one last day. that means we are going to see temperatures hot in spots inland. up into the 90s in some spots there. you will see 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s patchy fog and sunshine toward the coastline. next couple of days we'll start to cool down a few more clouds over the weekend. >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by famous footwear.
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, everyone. it's 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. get you updated on some bay area headlines now on this thursday morning. investigators right now are at the scene of a tiffany's store in walnut creek where there's been a dramatic break-in this morning. chp is looking for a white chevy blazer that was used to smash the store's front windows this morning. it's not clear at this point if anything was taken from the store on south main street. we'll keep you posted. investigators are looking into a deadly officer-involved shooting in hayward. a young girl called 911 just before 9:30 last night saying her father was threatening her mother with a knife. officers went to the west tennyson road apartment. police said the suspect made a move toward an officer with the knife prompting the officer to shoot and kill the suspect. traffic and weather right after the break.
good morning, everybody. liza battalones here. it's been a long morning for 680 drivers. southbound traffic still slow from 242 approaching the walnut creek interchange. but an improving situation over at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights are still on. backups only extending now to about the 880 overcrossing. here's lawrence. >> all right. starting out with some patchy fog this morning. a little thick at the coast. drizzle there. temperatures mild though today. numbers mainly in the 60s outside. but the clouds will breakaway leaving plenty of sunshine by the afternoon. the temperatures are going to be hot in spots inland. 90s in the valleys. 70s and 80s inside the bay. 60s, patchy fog and sunshine at the coastline. more clouds on the way. cooler for the weekend.
♪ new england patriot fans are keeping their fingers crossed that tom brady will be back on the practice field today. the star quarterback was nobodied down and hurt in practice yesterday. brady grabbed his left knee after the hit. cbs sports.com reports the injury's only a sprain and it is not considered serious. a torn tendon in that say knee cost him the entire season in 2000 8. brady's listed as day to day. not clear if he'll play in new england's preseason game friday night. >> patriot fans consider this serious. >> of course we hope he's safe and healthy. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up, it could be atrillion trillion dollars gold rush.
racing to mine precious metals from asteroids. professor kaku tells us why it's not an out the world idea. plus, the controversy over miley cyrus and miley. is the pop star promoting a drug that's sending more people to the emergency room? a rehab specialist warns of the risk to our kids. that's ahead. >> and the nfl and the players association may have a deal on testing for human growth hormone. "usa today" reports this morning a tentative plan is in place. hdh is produced naturally in the body. it can also be delivered artificially, giving athletes a boost. don dahler is with us. >> it is believed players learned about the deal earlier this week in a union memo. the plan calls for a number of things, including asking retired players to voluntarily take hdh in an attempt to figure out how it impacts an athlete's normal leaves. with just two weeks to go before
the start of the 2013 season it appears the nfl is moving closer to testing players for human growth hormone. according to "usa today," a preliminary plan involves studying roughly 100 former players with two-thirds of them receiving hgh and the rest a placebo. blood tests will be conducted to help determine what's being called a decision limit. >> the goal is to see what a player who is actually taking or a former player in this case who is actually taking growth hormone looks like and what a normal player looks like. you can draw the decision line. >> reporter: all current players would also be subject to blood tests before the study. once hdh testing begins a total of 40 players will be chosen at random from eight teams every week. a first offense would result in a four-game suspension. it was back in 2011 when the league and union cleared the way for hdh testing as part of a ten-year collective barringening
agreement. since then commissioner goodell has pushed for the checks. on the eve of this year's super bowl, he hinted a deal was close. >> i believe hdh testing is going to happen prior to the season. it's the rye thing to do. for the players. for their health and well being long term. it's the right thing to do for the integrity of the game. >> in a statement wednesday, an nfl spokesperson denied any final plan saying we don't have an agreement at this time with the nfl players association to begin testing for hdh. even when hdh testing began, some say it will still be hard to detect because the hormone already exists in the body. >> all drug testing has an enormous rate of false negatives it the public reputation anti-doping testing far exceeds its capabilities. the idea is to catch a guy here and there and hope it serves as a deterrent. >> reporter: we asked the players union for a statement
but we've not yet heard back. it's unclear when the testing would actually start. both sides are reportedly still negotiating the details including who would handle disciplinary a peelppeals. >> it sounds like science fiction bringing asteroids close to earth and mining them for precious resources but nasa's announced a mission to explore that possibility. and a number of billionaires are getting in on the action. cbs this morning contributor michio kaku. this sounds incredible. how real how serious, how possible is it? >> well mining the heavens could be a game changer. it's like buck rogers meets silicon valley. google billionaires are putting their money where their mouth is and saying we could be opening up in the same way that the gold rush of 1849 opens up california for exploration. trillions of dollars could be at stake.
if we could find asteroids close enough to the earth to begin the process of mining. so bruce willis watch out. >> it sounds like -- go ahead. >> i was going to say, normally when you're here you warn us that asteroids are coming towards the earth and going to kill us all. now you're saying they're going to make us rich. >> that's right, asteroids are a double edge sword. when they hit the earth, they can wipe out russia for example. but because they're full of rich minerals like platinum for example they could eliminate many of the bottlenecks we find on the planet that create a trillion dollar economy. >> what other minerals are found? >> rare earth. china contains rare earth and could use it for political gain. this could aleveleviate the fact eventually we'll run out of all these materials. >> this is not just theoretical. billionaires are interested in this. 12 asteroids are already been identified, right?
>> that's right. there's a dirty four letter word called cost. the fact these asteroids are so close to the earth, in eight years, in eight years time we could send a rocket to nudge one of these asteroids so it orbits the earth, then we can mine these asteroids at our leisure as they orbit the planet. >> what's asteroid? >> an asteroid is a rock from space. they range from a few inches to several hundreds of miles. which means if we nudge one of these asteroids, we have to aim it very carefully. oop, there goes new york city. if you nudge it the wrong way. these are huge rocks from space and they are potential meteors. >> that's the good and bad. >> it's the good and bad. yeah. michio, as always fascinating to have you. there's the sound bite you nudge it the wrong way and there goes new york city. a growing controversy this morning surrounding singer miley cyrus' latest hit. we can't stop is number two on the hot 100. as bill whitaker reports, cyrus
is taking some heat for what she may have said about a dangerous drug. ♪ getting ready to go home ♪ ♪ can i get a hell no ♪ >> reporter: you're listening to the new miley cyrus song "we can't stop." listen carefully and she seems to be saying we like to party dancing with miley. ♪ we like to party ♪ ♪ dancing with miley ♪ >> reporter: the london daily mail quotes her as saying the line actually is "dancing with molly" a slang term for mdma a supposedly supposedly purer form of the drug ecstasy. >> the important part here is her demographic, her fan base is between 8 and 15. >> reporter: former drug addict richard tate runs a prominent drug rehab clinic in malibu. he says most of cyrus' fabs remember her as the disney channel's squeaky clean hannah montana.
>> these children are going to want to do the drug because she's doing it. and the unintended consequences are going to be disastrous. >> reporter: there are references to molly in other dance hits. ♪ something about mary ♪ ♪ she gone off that molly ♪ ♪ that's that girl on molly yo ♪ ♪ help define molly ♪ >> reporter: and ma donna recently seemed to acknowledge the drug's use among her fans. >> how many people in this crowd have seen molly? >> reporter: this doctor an expert on addiction, fears molly's pop culture glamour is encouraging more people to use it. emergency room visits from mdma use have doubled in the last nine years. >> kids will often think of this as a very benign drug and that is scary. they will often mix ecstasy with other drugs, especially at parties. i think the combination of these drugs makes them all the more
toxic. >> if you can't go ahead and market cigarettes to children why should you be marketing this illegal drug to children? it's the same thing. >> reporter: miley cyrus' song is called "we can't stop." there's concern her casual acceptance of the illegal drug could be the spark to get her young fans started. for cbs this morn bill whitaker los angeles. >> i don't know what i'm more disturbed about, the drug also that music video was extremely suggestive. >> the interesting thing is everybody on molly what does that mean to an audience of people at a performance? >> young peepople. so much of our pop music, these concerts. all right. >> there are two important developments this morning in the fight against cancer. one of the world's leading cancer specialists tells us what
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. two groundbreaking studies were published wednesday and they could lead to major changes in diagnosing treating and preventing some of most common forms of cancer. dr. david agus is a cbs news con trb tributer and he leads the west side center at southern california university. let's start with the study in the journal nature where scientists say they've uncovered the genetic signature, of many of these kinds of cancers. what did the study find? why do you think it's so important? >> right. it's really a groundbreaking study. 7,000 specimens representing 30 different cancers were sequenced. what they found was 21 different
patterns ss relating to cancer. you could trace these patterns back to dna changes. we could find the causality. about half of them now we know what caused it. we look at a cancer now and look at the dna and say, hey, this one was caused by edd edd by smoking. the key is you know the initiating cause, you'll do much better at treatment. if you're a plumber and you go into a house and there's a leak you could turn off all the water mains and turn off all the water in the house and it will stop the leak. by vaguehaving this data we can know where the leak is and turn it off for the cancer. can turn it off for cancer. >> david, what this means for the average person who has cancer. >> what's exciting, year ss ago sequencing a genome used to cost
hundreds of millions of particulars. we're going to be able do a test and say your initiating cause is x and we're going to be able to go to treatments. in walter isaacson's job about steve jobs. when the cancer progressed he would swim in a pond. the goal is to feed the lily pad in each patient. >> so we're building much more data about each individual cancer. let me turn to -- >> oh yeah. >> go ahead. >> every study you saw before was two or seven or ten. this is 7,000. >> let me return to this. this common drug may be effective in the treatment or prevention of prostate cancer. >> this is a very interesting and hard to understand study.
so in 2003 the day ka came out and we auld heard if you take this one blog it can block hair loss. it would decrease cancer by 30%. a new study shows there was an increase of 30% of adepressive cancer. if you took the pill, the you could decrease the cancer by 30% but it will not prevent death rates. it gets rid of the cancers that are not going to cause a problem. but it will lead to hair growth. >> the take-home to people though is it's not going to decrease the death of cancer. why take this. we need to change medicine so we cannot treatment these met since
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break-in at a high end retail store in walnut creek. shattered windows and broken jewelry glass cases covered the tiffany's store on sou foods good morning. i'm -- good morning, i'm frank mallicoat. 7:56. dramatic break-in at a retail store this morning shattered windows, broken jewelry class cases, covered the tiffany store on south main street. a suspect with a white chevy blazer backed into the front doors. it's not sure if anyone was taken the new bay bridge will open labor day weekend. sources telling kpix 5 exclusively that the governor has given his support. the decision will be formalized in a public vote this morning. the old bridge will be closed for days to open the new span. traffic and weather right after the break.
good morning. liza battalones. delays for 380 commuters in san bruno. a motorcycle accident eastbound 380 at el camino real has tracked backed up from end to end slow from the 280 interchange approaching the accident scene. bay bridge commuting leaving oakland that backup has thinned out just a minor backup at the toll plaza. and the 580/680 commute westbound traffic now looking good leaving dublin. here's lawrence. >> liza, we have a great day coming up. lots of sunshine in the valley, at least some of them now. we have some patchy fog elsewhere but looking good from our mount vaca cam. temperatures running very mild in many spots, 50s and mid-60s now but by the afternoon, getting hot inland. some 90s showing up in the east bay valleys. 70s and 80s inside the bay. 60s, patchy fog at the coast. cooler the next few days.
it is 8:00 a.m. in the west. welcome back to "cbs this morning." minutes ago, president obama said egypt's cycle of escalation and violence needs to stop. their new protest this morning after the updated attacks killed hundreds of people. it had been more than 24 hours since the crash of a ups cargo jet. investigators are still trying to get to the black boxes that could hold the answers. we will look back at president kennedy's historic visit to ireland 50 years ago. first, a look at today's eye-opener at 8:00. the united states strongly condemns the steps taken by egypt's interim government and security forces.
protesters back on the state. a state of emergency continues after yesterday's clashes egypt is not only in a state of emergency but a state of shock. investigators are still trying to recover the black boxes at the site. it is incredible how close it came to hitting this neighborhood americans have done something heroic after the housing boom. they have made a lot of progress on paying it down. >> the plan calls for a number of things, including asking retired players to voluntarily take hdh. some of the world's best-known billionaires are raising to learn how to mine precious metals asteroids. >> mining to heaven cob a game-changer. >> are music stars like miley cyrus glamour rising a dangerous drug. >> her fan base is between 8 and 15. >> if we see one of these asteroids, we have to aim it very clearly. >> as a tv legend do you have
any tips for my final show? >> yeah, i wish i was on it. for my final show? >> yeah. i wish i was on it. i'm charlie rose with norah o'donnell. gayle king is off. president obama just canceled joint military exercises with egypt set for next month. he says the egyptian people deserve better after the clashes that claim more than 500 lives. >> this morning, supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi, set fire to a pair of local government buildings in cairo's neighboring city of gizeh, home of the pyramids. major garrett is on martha's vineyard with more on president obama's response. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. the president convened the national security council meeting on martha's vineyard and announced to the world he would take the smallest of all available optional steps to
register his displeasure with the egyptian trans military government. announcing the cancel of joint exercises with the military scheduled for next month. the president said it is up to egypt to chart a better course an turn away from its current dangerous path. >> the egyptian people let me say, the cycle of violence and escalation needs to stop. we call on the egyptian authorities to respect the universal rights of the people. america cannot determine the future of egypt. that's a task for the egyptian people. we don't take sides with any particular party or political figures. he is willing to cancel 1.5 military. the relationship the united states has had with egypt has
been long standing signaling the aid will flow even though there is tremendous dissatisfaction by the white house that they did not aid warnings and not pursue this path of blood shed. >> what are the worse fears at the white house? >> this becomes a full-fledge civil war and pushes egypt toward the status of a failed state. that is what the united states want to avoid and why the administration wants to keep this flowing. they want to keep this in place and egypt on a better course. investigators say they still need to collect evidence from a ups cargo plane. that crashed yesterday near the birmingham airport. the pilot and co-pirate were killed. people on the ground say it could have been much worse.
manuel is at the scene. >> reporter: they are still trying to recover the black box. we are told it is very difficult in this vation. parts of the plane were smoldering 12 hours after it crashed and very close to a neighborhood. if you look just beyond the traffic lights you might be able to see where it sheered off the top of pine trees and descended in this direction where it crashed behind a church and broke apart into several pieces. they were flung over a wide area. the front section of the airplane came to a rest 200 yards away from the point of impact. it then burst into flames. residents heard loud explosions. the ntsb says those are likely from the fuel that was on the aircraft. foul play and crism not suspected at this point. according to a law enforcement official, both pilots were killed. as for the black boxes, we are told they are located in the rear of the aircraft. where that came to rest is 75 yards away from what you are
seeing behind us. a very long day ahead for the ntsb. they are expected to give us an update on their investigation later today. >> man well thank you. don't be evil is the famous google slogan. they are getting slack over a new statement regarding users privacy. google lawyers say a person has no legitimate expectation of privacy in information he voluntarily turns over to third parties. >> people were just really surprised to see in black and white a legal brief that said you have no expectation of privacy. i think that's a phrase that is very inflammatory and it made people feel a little uncomfortable. this is a fact of life about g mail and any other free web mail service you are going to use. these are all businesses and their business is not to give you free e-mail. >> that quote about privacy from google's lawyers comes from a
1979 decision president obama's former body man says the way osama bin laden was killed the president took a break to play a card game. last month, reggie love talked about doing other things with the president to help relieve some of the tension that day. >> this sunday we were there until almost -- i think he went on tv at midnight almost midnight. we sat around in the pryivate dining room. most people were down in the situation room. he was like i am not going to be down there. i can't watch this entire thing. he myself pete susan and the white house photographer marvin, we must have played 15 games of spades. >> that video from the event was just posted online this week. 15 games of spades.
it was a long way that was carried out. clearly, the president i think, needed to take a break. some people are going to take that headline out of context today. >> i want the president to do whatever he needs to do to clear his mind so he can make the most effective decision he can. >> that was clearly a tension-filled day. the government says children are -- >> more expensive than ever. they find the cost of child rearing has gone up some 23% since 1960 even after inflation. parents of the average child born in 2012 will spend at least $241,000 over the next 18 years. that doesn't include college tuition. the bottom line depends on where you live. children in the south, for example, will cost their parents at least $226,000. that is compared to $277,000 in the northeast. >> that's where people are watching us right now and also they are eating their cereal and spitting it out thinking oh my
gosh, my kids are going to cost me that much money. the treasury department is having new trouble with its $100 bills. "the new yorker" magazine says $3 billion of the latest high-tech hundreds had to be thrown out. the printing plant used too much ink. they had to fix another problem in 2010. some of the bills were getting creased. the project to redesign the c note is two years behind. a lot of pain in the world. how about this story steinway&sons is handing the keys over to a new owner. kohlberg and company had a deal to buy steinway for $30 a share. a hedge company run by john paulson has agreed to $40 a share. paulson is a music lover that already owns three steinways and
now he owns the company. >> you and i both love pianos. >> every bride dreams of walking down the aisle. that seemed impossible for an ohio woman paralyzed after a car accident. on saturday stevie beale made her dream come true. after a year of physical therapy, she used a walker at her wedding to jared van ausdale. once they were pronounced husband and wife he carried her back down the aisle. >> oh, my gosh wonderful. absolutely wonderful.
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♪ when it's late in the evening and all the music is seeping ♪ all that mattered 22 years ago today. singer/songwriter, paul simon, gave a concert to a crowd of 600,000 people in new york central park. fans sang along to cecelia, the boxer, and stood on their feet for, you can call me al with an appearance by actor, chevy chase.
noticeably absent was simon's collaborator, art garfunkel. a strained relationship in the late '80s and early '90s kept the duo apart. ♪ like a bridge over troubled water ♪ >> cbs news cultural correspondent spoke with simon last year about his sonlg-writing process. >> it is not so much i am creating with it as i'm untying knots with it. the more experience that you have with problem solving, the more creatively you can undie and retie that knot. a couple of very creative guys here. home prices are rising again. that means more people can take out home equity loans. now, mellody hobson that ground-breaking new offer, is that right for you?
discover financial services the company best known for credit cards is introducinging a equity home. discover says it's sign zioned to bridge a gap between a personal loan and home loan products. cbs contributor mellody hobson is with us from san francisco. good morning. >> good morning. >> what's behind this new venture from discovery? >> this is the interesting thing. you go to the discovery website and this is how they describe the company. direct banking and payment processing company. i found it interesting. direct banking goes first even
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to use discover's past tag line. it pays to discover. i it pays to go out and do your research and know what you're paying. discover made it very clear . >> in fact the rate is between 5.99 and 11.99% versus i went out there, you can see rates as low as 4.25%ment it's not necessarily the cheapest option. so you want to do your research. >> melanie, they're offering a loan between 6% and 12%. i understand discover is getting in that business. they will make a lot of money. why would anybody do that? my mom would say to me nora don't do that you can get a cheaper homing whichty loan from a bank. not a good idea. >> reporter: this is what they're saying they did a ton of research about how many equity loans, the number one complaint was how hard it was,
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning. 8:25 your time. i'm frank mallicoat. we have your news headlines now for this thursday morning. investigators are now searching for four suspects following a dramatic break-in at the tiffany store in walnut creek. chp looking for a white chevy blazer that the suspects reportedly used to flee the scene interest this morning. police confirming julie was taken from one case -- jewelry was taken from one case on the store. a deadly officer-involved shooting in hayward. a young girl called 911 around 9:30 last night saying her father was threatening her mother with a knife. officers responded to the west tennyson road apartment. police say the suspect threatened an officer with a knife prompting that officer to open fire. the new eastern span of the bay bridge will open labor day
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francisco and the bay bridge, metering lights are switched off. if you are heading for the altamont pass, that's loosened up quite a bit. so no longer delays from grant line but you see the yellow there there is an accident in livermore delaying traffic westbound 580 near isabel. bart is on time this morning. no problems for local transit. here's lawrence. >> all right. we are starting out with patchy fog around parts of the bay area. still clear skies in some of the valleys. our mount vaca cam looking good at 3,000 feet, lots of sunshine there. clouds in the distance, as well. i think toward the afternoon, we're enjoying some warm temperatures very mild to begin with already. in the mid-60s in some parts of the bay area. drizzle out toward the coastline. now to the beaches you will probably stay in the 60s with a mix of sunshine and fog but in the bay 70s and a couple of 80s. but the valleys going to be hot. into the 90s. 90 concord, 91 fairfield and 90 in livermore. temperatures cooling down through the next week.
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and welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up this half hour forest whitaker is height in studio 57. and there's already oscar buzz. he'll tell us why it's a role he could give his soul to. and we'll look back at john f. kennedy. >> reporter: this morning let's take a look at the headlines. working out helps with insomnia but you have to give it awhile. most people with trouble sleeping abandon their exercise routine too soon. "the new york times" says its website went offline for two
hours but the newspaper said it's not because of a cyber attack. they think it's due to a problem with maintenance. each bag will spell out what's legal and what's not when it comes to washington state's new marijuana law. they say the chips are meant to be educational, not a cure for the money chis. munchies. the fake memoir is called "let me off at the top." farrell's new movie "anchorman 2" comes out in december. >> also known as the charlie rose story. no. we're far more focused on ours than we were 200 years ago. hard to believe, right? with us now to discuss why this may be happening is an
fulenwider. she's editor in chief of mon e clair. shocking. what they looked at is words used in books. they looked at over 1 billion books and they found the changes much more self-preferential, right? >> right. it's about kmoozing things rather than on allegation. it's about getting instead of giving. it shows why the victorians were uptight. they worried as people move aid way from cities and farms. so they wanted to develop new codes of more reality. they wanted people to have willpower. >> does any of it surprise you? >> it's not surprising but it's an interesting confirmation. it's is for us to marriage a trend. this really shows you something
over two centuries. >> what's fascinating was increase in the words in the book "choose" and "get." when my children said i want something, i always say want does not get. >> i think it's interesting if from a point of view of women. two years ago the role of a woman was completely different and i would actually argue that the role of women 200 years later is actually by wanting and getting and women aren't i would't say more self centered but more self-powered. we have more of a role in our marriages, in our careers, in the vote. last time i was here we talked about it. >> so you think there's nothing wrong with that. >> i think we could all use more self-discovery and self-empower meant and women and men can ben
it from from it. >> think introspection can be good in terms of where you are -- who you are and where you're about. let me talk about the influences of people moving from the country to the city. >> i'm glad that my aunt got to wake up and milk a cow in ireland. i'm glad to be sitting here. some of the most successful shows have been "friends," "seinfeld," "cheers." it's great to have all these new choices for everyone but we kind of want that sense of security. >> wham path has social media had on all this? >> i think social media enforces for all of us it forces everyone to become a little bit
of a mini brand. do you have to thing of yourself whether it's yourself on facebook your witty twitter. there are books, how to ganl more followers and that can become more of brand. it does force all of us -- there was even a study about 16-year-old's of becoming the pressure of becoming a brand. >> what's the downside of this? you hear baneer fois was on the me. there's a lack of the selective good will. >> it takes a individual. >> i like the self-empowerment idea. i like communities online. i think cities are collections of little neighborhoods. i have my community in brooklyn of friends and neighbors.
we're finding communityies online. >> i'm with ann. i think self realization, self awareness, and having confidence and believing in self can give you more options and happier times. >> he embodies that. which is why we get a long so well. >> it's an idea you're familiar with. >> i think it's great to have those choices and empowerment but there's more strain. >> all right. john tierney and african. thank you so much. >> thank yo were for having us. >> forest wait kerr is fantastic.
this comes to us from england. sky sports has a correspondent names nick collins. he was covering a preseason soccer match outside wembley stadium and watch closely as he earns the award for excellence in reporting. >> he's the man in form. he was the man of the match here. >> what happened? >> i don't know. that never happens to us. hopefully that never happens. >> he fell down. the great forest wick kerr has played everybody from a mob hit man to a jazz musician. let's take a look at his incredible career. he first appeared on the screen at "fast times at ridgemont
high," "platoon," "good morning vietnam," at the crying game." he's also work aid longside some of the industry's best directors including clint eastwood robert red redford, and oliver stone. but it was in the film "the last king of scotland" that ultimately catapulted him to stardom. it made him the fourth african-american in history to win the oscar best actor. he returns to s tos to theaters this weekend starring opposite oprah winfrey. he served eight consecutive u.s. presidents. it explores such historic events
as as kennedy's assassination and the movement. whittaker calls the film one of the biggest challenges of his career >> it opens tomorrow in theaters. we've both seen your film and everything thinks it's significant. >> you studied eugene allen, the butler who served eight administrations. he's an incredible man. what did you want to convey? >> i wanted to show a sense of service, the giving of his way, the dignity of his life his commitment to his family and to his country. i studied him first to understand sort of the me mechanics, i guess, that you try to live your life fully and how
the country influences your personal life in a way that is really unique in this film. >> what's unique too is how these presidents had a certain warmth about him. >> yes. we go through and there's five precedents you d get to see their vulnerability during the time they were very volatile and trying to reshape the country's issues of social justice and such. >> it pulls pack the curtain of life inside the white house, which is presidents who live above the store and the closeness with people who work in the white house some of you get that sense. and then eugene allen is with so many of these presents. and then it plays out the whole struggle which is so powerful.
>> i think what he did that's so amazing is to be able to show -- it's a father/son core racing. my son tries to work through changes. as you go through the civil rights movement and you watch what hit does to my wife. you see the loss of my son. you see the war, you know from a personal and emotional source and i think that's really powerful for people because you feel it. >> oprah policemans your wife gloria gloria. what does she represent in the film? >> in a way she supports all the women. cecil gaines. it's inspired by his life you
know? know. she was a rock in a way for my life. you can see those signs, how i'm trying to hold the fam together with love. >> has acting been what you wanted it to be? you have a variety of roles. is there something that you have not yet achieved that you want to achieve, do that you want to do? >> i think as a rule i can't say but as an artist and purpose i try to keep deepening my connection with others and it's through the face of these characters that i deal with the source of humanity. >> forest there are some scenes in this movie that really tear at your heart strings, a lot of them. tore at my heart strings. there's a scene in the movie when he's left the white house
and he ee retired and cecil gaines who's married to oprah, he looks back at the old shacks where they lived growing up and he said we grow up learning about camps your seas and we've hand camps in this country for over 200 years. >> sure. by looking at it you really get to understand the movement of the civil rights history. you get to go from basically a step above a slave to the current presidency. and you watch that through the eyes of this simple man, you know? >> it comes right to the election of obama, the illusion of the film. >> yeah. >> have you talked to the president about the movie? >> i have not. i'm hoping he sees the movie and enjoys it actually. >> i bet he sees it on vacation.
>> con gragss, president. great to view you here. speaking of the white house, john f. kennedy through the world's attention when he travelled to ireland. that was 50 years ago. that's next. and tomorrow on "cbs this morning" -- >> reporter: this is mark. it's the nfl's preseason and everyone is competing for a spot including some officials. you'll meet some of them and is drn
an emotional visit to ireland. charlie d'agata shows us how jfk's ancestral homeland welcomed the first catholic irish president like a returning son. >> reporter: and here he comes. the emerald isle was in black and white then. the irish broadcaster rte was barely a year old when the sits american president and an irishman to boot came to visit. >> here comes the ticker tape. this looks like wall street. this is something so typical of a presidential parade in the united states. >> reporter: for president kennedy it must have felt more like a homecoming parade. >> i'm glad i'm here. it took 115 years to make this trip and 6,000 miles.
>> reporter: it was from here that kennedy's grandfather left and boarded a ship bound for america. >> if he had. left, i'd be working over at the albatross company. >> reporter: there with official obligations like the wreath ceremony. but there was visiting his cousin mary. waiting impatiently with minds a little confused by mrs. ryan's cousin who visited her and brought a helicopter who's the president of the united states and her cousin. >> reporter: he stunned villagers to gather near. >> he looks at them and he says. they go you sure, almost?
they go one by two by three and they swarm in. it's all touchy freely. >> reporter: when you're in mary ryan's house, you stick to mary ryan's protocol. >> she's like all our grannies. when she saw him, she slapped a massive kiss on his cheek and said welcome. you don't yord naturally slap a kiss on the president. >> reporter: she had a custom cake of his face and he got the first slice. photo op over time to go but mrs. ryan wasn't having any of that. >> bye, mrs. ryan. you're not going yet. >> at the end of his four-day visit, the president told all those who welcomed him to his ancestral home that his door was open too. >> about 50 years ago, an
irishman traveled down to washington with his new family. and in order to tell his neighbored how well he was doing, he had his picture taken in front of the white house. they said this is our summer home, coand see us. well it's our home also in the winter and i hope you will come and see us. thank you. >> reporter: the cadets who had impressed hawaii with that visit, they were there by his graveside. for "cbs this morning," i'm charlie d'agata, london. >> boy if the word grace was not there it certainly defined how he moved out of his life into our own. >> that was a big moment for ireland. you see president obama tried to recreate that when he went to
>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald hi,everyone. and good morning. 8:55. i'm frank mallicoat. we have your kpix 5 headlines now on this thursday morning. investigators searching for four suspects following a break- in at a tiffany's store in walnut creek. it happened this morning. chp searching for a white chevy blazer that the suspects reportedly used as the getaway car. police say that white ford pickup at the scene was stolen from sacramento. police also confirmed jewelry was taken from one of the cases at the front of the store on south main street in walnut creek. and the san francisco wax museum along fisherman's wharf will be offering its final showing today. the museum won't be closed for wrong. they will reopen next spring as madam toussaud's san francisco. it's been on the wharf for 50
years. let's check in with lawrence for the weekend weather. >> getting close now. still some patchy fog around the the bay area this morning. and a mixture in some of the valleys. but by the afternoon the skies will be mostly sunny across the bay area. high pressure is holding on for one more day. then those lows off the coastline, that will start to affect your weather toward the weekend. still, the temperatures today going to be hot in the valleys, 90s there, 70s, 80s, sunny around the bay, 60s approaching the coastline. patchy fog and sunshine there. next couple of days we are going to see high pressure getting out of the way. cooler marine air will drop temperatures through the weekend and probably right through the middle of the next week. your "timesaver traffic" is coming up next.
good morning. liza battalones here. long delays for 680 still in the southbound direction from beyond 242. it's going to stay slow for you through the walnut creek on the change on to westbound 24. meanwhile, over at the bay bridge toll plaza, things have loosened up. no longer delayed leaving oakland heading into san francisco. the san mateo bridge westbound traffic has been trouble-free approaching the toll plaza. a little bit of slow traffic approaching midspan.
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